Press Releases

10.11.18

Senators Isakson & Perdue Applaud Senate Confirmation Of Judge Billy Ray To U.S. District Court For The Northern District of Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) applaud the U.S. Senate's confirmation of Judge William M. "Billy" Ray, II, of Grayson, GA to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. "Judge Billy Ray has an outstanding record of service to Georgia in our state Legislature and on the bench and a history of getting things done," said Senator Isakson. "Judge Ray created 'Heidi's Law' in Georgia to tighten penalties in repeat DUI cases, a… Continue Reading


10.10.18

Georgia Congressional Delegation Requests Expedited Emergency Declaration Approval For Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA), along with the entire Georgia congressional delegation, write to President Donald Trump to request expedited emergency resources to aid counties in Georgia expected to be impacted by Hurricane Michael. Earlier this morning, Hurricane Michael was upgraded to a Category 4 storm and is expected to bring damaging winds, rain and flooding throughout the Southeast. On Tuesday, October 9, based on the latest forecast for H… Continue Reading


10.09.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Urge Georgians To Prepare For Hurricane Michael

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today urged Georgians to take safety precautions ahead of Hurricane Michael's landfall. Based on the latest forecast for Hurricane Michael and acting on a recommendation from Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) officials, Governor Nathan Deal today issued an emergency declaration for 92 Georgia counties. The emergency declaration is effective for seven days and makes all state resources ava… Continue Reading


10.06.18

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh To Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) votes to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next Associate Justice to the United States Supreme Court: "This has proven to be a tumultuous time in Washington. Despite partisan attempts to assassinate Judge Kavanaugh's character, it is encouraging this body acted decisively about the future of our nation's highest court. The presumption of innocence remains a fundamental cornerstone of our democracy. The United States Senate's role is to prov… Continue Reading


10.05.18

Bipartisan Senators Denounce China’s Human Rights Abuses

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and 17 other bipartisan senators are condemning the Chinese Communist Party's persecution of religious minorities and actions to limit free expression and practice of faith in the People's Republic of China. Joining Senator Perdue in this effort are U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Tom Cotton (R-AR), John Cornyn (R-TX), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Steve Daines (R-MT), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Jim … Continue Reading


10.04.18

Senator David Perdue: It’s Time To Vote To Confirm Judge Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the supplemental FBI report on Judge Brett Kavanaugh: "I have twice reviewed the supplemental FBI report on Judge Kavanaugh's background and the allegations. There is still no corroborating evidence for the accusations made against Judge Kavanaugh. It's time to vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court." Background The FBI contacted 10 individuals, following up on relevant leads from potential eye witne… Continue Reading


10.03.18

Senator David Perdue: It’s Time To Tackle The Opioid Epidemic Head On

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on final Senate passage of the Opioid Crisis Response Act, which now heads to President Trump's desk to become law: "Last year, President Trump declared the opioid crisis a national Public Health Emergency. Since then, the Trump Administration has worked closely with Congress to ensure that local, state, and federal law enforcement have the tools they need to stop illegal drugs from flooding across our southern border. This bill will … Continue Reading


10.03.18

Senator David Perdue Calls Out Democrats For Inciting Extremism

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) speaks on the Senate floor to call out the extreme rhetoric top Democrats have been using since President Trump took office and are using now to try and block Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation. Click here to watch. Highlights: Civility In Our Country: "The United States Senate has become nothing more than a bully pulpit for someone's special cause when it should be a deliberative body. We should be finding the truth here. My Democrat co… Continue Reading


10.03.18

Federal Aviation Bill Heads To President Trump’s Desk

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on Senate passage of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) five-year reauthorization: "America is the global leader in aviation innovation. Earlier this year, President Trump laid out his priorities to modernize airport infrastructure, improve air traffic safety, and protect against emerging cyber threats. This bill delivers the necessary resources to keep American aviation competitive. Additionally, reducing burdensome regulation… Continue Reading


10.01.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On U.S. Trade Deal With Mexico & Canada

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the United States' new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada: "President Trump is keeping his promise to achieve better trade deals for America. Our economy has changed significantly since NAFTA was signed 24 years ago, and I saw that first-hand living and working around the world. It is encouraging that the Trump Administration succeeded in bringing both Mexico and Canada to the negotiating table. This new trade agreement will he… Continue Reading


09.28.18

Senator David Perdue Supports Judge Kavanaugh’s Nomination To The Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) made the following statement in support of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the United States Supreme Court, following the Senate Judiciary Committee's vote to move the nomination to the Senate floor: "Any objective observer would agree that Chairman Grassley generously afforded both Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh an equal opportunity to speak before the Senate Judiciary Committee and the American people. In yesterday's hearing, we heard direct… Continue Reading


09.27.18

Senators Isakson & Perdue Comment On Agreement Reached To Continue Construction On Plant Vogtle

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) comment on the agreement reached to continue construction of Plant Vogtle near Augusta, GA, which is the only nuclear plant under construction in the country: "As someone who has supported Plant Vogtle since its inception and understands the need for us to provide renewable, affordable and safe energy, I am pleased that all parties were able to come together on an agreement to complete this critical project," said Se… Continue Reading


09.25.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Meet With Georgia Principal Of The Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) met with 2018 Georgia Principal of the Year, Principal Dara Bennett of Pierce County High School in Blackshear, Georgia. Click here to download a photo. "It was a pleasure to welcome Dara Bennett from Pierce County High School to Washington, D.C. as 2018 Georgia Principal of the Year," said Senator Isakson, a member of the Senate education committee and former chairman of the Georgia Board of Education. "Mrs. Be… Continue Reading


09.25.18

Senator David Perdue On President Trump’s Message To United Nations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's address at the annual United Nations General Assembly: "Since day one of his administration, President Trump has taken bold action to reassert America's national security interests. It's no secret the world is more dangerous now than any time in my lifetime. President Trump, Secretary Pompeo, and Ambassador Haley have made major strides to improve accountability an… Continue Reading


09.25.18

Senators Introduce Bill To Address Humanitarian Crisis & Collapse Of Government In Venezuela

WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Bill Nelson (D-FL), John Cornyn (R-TX), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) last night introduced the Venezuela Humanitarian Relief, Reconstruction, and Rule of Law Act of 2018, a comprehensive bill that will expand humanitarian relief and increase economi… Continue Reading


09.25.18

Senator David Perdue: Due Process Is At Stake

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business's Mornings with Maria to discuss President Trump's agenda and Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the United States Supreme Court. Click here to watch. Highlights: Historic Results: "Republicans want President Trump's agenda executed. They believe he was elected to do three things: grow the economy, rebalance our courts, and secure our borders. The economy is growing at twice the rate as it did und… Continue Reading


09.23.18

Senator David Perdue: American People Deserve The Truth

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Chuck Todd on NBC's Meet The Press to discuss Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the United States Supreme Court. Click here to watch. Highlights: Getting To The Truth: "I hope we will get to the truth. I think that's what the American people deserve, and that's what we're trying to do this week. I hope both Judge Kavanaugh and Dr. Ford get an open hearing. I fully expect that will happen this week." Innocent Until Proven Guilty: "… Continue Reading


09.21.18

Senator David Perdue Meets With Colquitt County Farmers

MOULTRIE, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, meets with the Colquitt County Farm Bureau and local leaders in the agriculture industry. Click here to download photos. "Agriculture is Georgia's number one industry and a major reason why our state continues to be the best state in the country in which to do business," said Senator Perdue. "It was great to hear directly from Colquitt County farmers and producers about their needs and the challen… Continue Reading


09.21.18

Senator David Perdue Addresses Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber of Commerce

THOMASVILLE, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins the Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber of Commerce to discuss recent tax cuts, regulatory rollbacks, and Georgia's business-friendly climate. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "For five consecutive years, Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business," said Senator Perdue. "Groups like the Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber help maintain Georgia's business-friendly climate that continues … Continue Reading


09.20.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Funding Latest On Georgia Radio

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins several Georgia radio outlets to discuss President Trump's agenda and Congress's failure to fully fund the government on time. Highlights: Status Quo Is Unacceptable: "In Washington, kicking the can from September to December is just business as usual. To President Trump and me, it is a crisis, a mistake, and a failure. People in the real world can't do that." Playing Offense: "Republicans have decided they are going to play defense… Continue Reading

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